- Series: Wheeler Large Print Book Series
- Hardcover: 557 pages
- Publisher: Wheeler Publishing; Large Print edition (March 9, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1410421945
- ISBN-13: 978-1410421944
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 402 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,535,922 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Silent Sea (Wheeler Large Print Book Series) Hardcover – Large Print, March 9, 2010
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For a couple of years now I have grown tired of Dirk Pitt and I was ready to cross Cussler off my reading list. Then he teamed up of Jack Du Brul for the Oregon Files. That teaming has made a world of difference. The Oregan Files is a smart series of book about hi tech mercenaries of today. The Chairman and his crew are a wonderful group of charactters that engage the reader and make us care about them. The ship is the star of this series and she is a marvel. A reader can start with this book and enjoy with out having read the others. The plots of this series and of this book are current and topical. The writing is musch more realistic than the Pitt novels of late. The daring do stunts sit better with this reader because they are grounded in reality. In short I look forward to the Oregan Files and so should you.
P.S. You should check out Du Brul's own series of books. They are undiscovered gems.
The story starts on a family owned island off the west coast of the United States. For generations, the family members have struggled to reach bottom of a flooded shaft at the center of the island. At the bottom of which is believed to be an abandoned pirates treasure. But while the young men of the family line have struggled for generations to reach the bottom, none have yet discovered its secrets.
How the story spins from the small family owned island of North America to the jungles of Argentina and an ice covered base in Antarctica is something that must be experienced in order to be believed. The story unfolds at an accelerated pace taking the characters on a series of twists and turns that ultimately lead not only the hidden secrets of the family owned island but the discovery of a lost ancient Chinese expedition and a deadly disease.
I'm a big fan of Cussler's work. After dozens of compelling and entertaining adventure stories, he continues to release creative and original works that center around powerful and captivating characters. The Silent Sea is yet another great example of his work.
I like the way that Cussler keeps making cameo appearances in his books and includes his car collection in his books as well.
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